Cooking Blog - Beef Stir-fry with Oyster Sauce
Cooking Blog - Beef Stir-fry with Oyster Sauce

Beef Stir-fry with Oyster Sauce

This recipe for beef stir-fry with oyster sauce is a Chinese dish that gains a salty and sweet flavour from the quick 10 minute marination before it is cooked.

A stir-fry dish that has dark green vegetables, mushrooms and cashews and is accompanied with rice.

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Cooking Blog - Beef Stir-fry with Oyster Sauce

Beef Stir-fry with Oyster Sauce

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  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Category: Mains


A recipe for beef stir-fry with oyster sauce.


  • 1.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 400g rump steak, thinly sliced into 5cm long strips
  • 1.5 cups medium grain rice
  • 1.5 tbsp peanut oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 120g spinach leaves
  • 6 spring onions, chopped coarsely
  • 100g mushroom cups, sliced
  • 1/2 tbsp cornflour
  • 75g roasted cashews


  1. To make the marinate, mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and 1 tablespoon cornflour in a bowl. Add beef, mix and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. To cook the rice, rinse rice until water runs clear. Then heat rice in a saucepan with 1 and 3/4 cups of water over a high heat until boiling, then stir rice and turn heat down to low, put lid on and cook for 15 minutes, then let rice sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Heat peanut oil and sesame oil in a wok over a medium heat on a stove, then add marinated beef and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add spinach leaves and spring onion and cook for 1 minute, stirring often. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring for a further 2 minutes.
  5. In a cup, mix 1/2 tablespoon cornflour with 3/4 cup of warm water, then add to the wok. Turn heat to high, bring wok to boil, then reduce heat to medium, add cashews and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Serve stir-fry with rice.


  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 631